We have given ConocoPhillips Skandinavia (ConocoPhillips) consent for exploration drilling in block 25/7 in the North Sea
Well 25/7-8 S belongs to production licence 917, for which ConocoPhillips is the operator. The well has been given the prospect name of “Enniberg”.
The location where well 25/7-8 S is to be drilled is in the middle of the northern section of the North Sea, slightly west of the Balder/Ringhorne and Grane fields.
The geographical coordinates are 59° 16’ 32.93’’ N, 02° 17’ 14.83’’ E, Water depth at the site is 126m.
Drilling is scheduled to begin in October 2019 and is estimated to last at least 55 days. The consent also applies to the drilling of a possible sidetrack. Well 25/7-8 S is to be drilled using the Leiv Eiriksson mobile drilling facility.
Leiv Eiriksson is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the SS Trosvik Bingo 9000 type, owned and operated by Ocean Rig. Leiv Eiriksson received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA in July 2008.
Source: Company Press Release